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Title Psychology and diabetes care : a practical guide / Katharine D. Barnard, Cathy E. Lloyd, editors
Published London ; New York : Springer-Verlag London Ltd., [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 177 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents 1. Psychological Burden of Diabetes and What it Means to People with Diabetes -- 2. A Patient's Perspective -- 3. Supporting Resilience and Positive Outcomes in Families, Children and Adolescents -- 4. Adolescence -- 5. Diabetes and Special Groups -- 6. Tips and Tricks on Effective Communication with people with diabetes-Helping People Achieve Their Goals whilst Achieving Your Own -- 7. Supporting health behaviour change in general practice
Summary Psychological issues are increasingly recognised to be of high importance in diabetes management.¡ Understanding the psychosocial barriers facing individuals and their families and being able to provide the tools to support them to overcome those barriers is an essential part of diabetes care. Psychology and Diabetes Care: A Practical Guide¡is a concise handbook for the practicing diabetes clinician who is interested in gaining a better understanding of their patients, and in learning effective skills to better support patients.¡¡ The book explores common psychological problems associated with diabetes, gives insight into how diabetes is experienced in children, adolescents and special groups, and provides practical advice on providing psychological support to individuals with this serious long-term condition
Analysis Medicine
Family medicine
Medicine & Public Health
General Practice / Family Medicine
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Diabetes -- Psychosomatic aspects.
Diabetes Mellitus -- psychology.
Form Electronic book
Author Barnard, Katharine D.
Lloyd, Cathy E.
ISBN 9780857295736 (electronic bk.)
085729573X (electronic bk.)